Document ReferencePw2 Hy 1353
TitleExtract of letter from Emanuel Scroope Howe, Hanover, [Germany], to Robert Harley [later 1st Earl of Oxford]; 27 Oct. 1705
Date27 October 1705
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionReports his arrival in and welcome to Hanover according to the custom of the court; says he has been unable to speak with the Elector and spoke to the Electress instead; says that he has been assured the court will not accept any offers on behalf of the Queen [Anne] unless they come directly form her; says that the Electress also assured him that she would accept no proposals which may prove detrimental to Queen [Anne]; promises to serve the Queen with 'zeal and duty'.
Termdiplomacy, with Hanover

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA19598George I (1660-1727); King of Great Britain and Ireland1660-1727
NA30036Sophia (1630-1714 ); Electress of Hanover; (mother of George I King of Britain)1630-1714
NA18608Anne (1665-1714); Queen of Great Britain and Ireland1665-1714
NA29378Howe; Emanuel S. (-1709); Esq.; Envoy Extraordinary to Hanover 1705-9-1709
NA893Harley; Robert (1661-1724); 1st Earl of Oxford and Mortimer; M.P.; speaker 1701-1705; P.M. 1711-17141661-1724
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